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Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
travels. president obamas said the case for amorous reform to the public today in loss vegaas vegas. >> his try to gain support for its proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants to path way to citizenship. he also proposes making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled another plan yesterday's a solution to the immigration problem diluted. >> president obama it in his first term and also became a nonstarter for president bush. even though he pushed for it in his eight years in office. >> egypt's army chief has warned of the collapse of the state is the political crisis in the nation for nearly a week continues. the warning comes as the country sinks deeper into chaos and lawlessness. attempts by the islamist president to stem a wave of political violence appears to have made no headway. some 60 people have been killed in the unrest that began last tuesday that stash last thursday. >> the u.s. has signed an agreement with the west after a country of niger that clears the way for a step of american military pr
Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
. president obama plans to make his own push for immigration reform tomorrow. >> reporter: we talked to a lot of undocumented workers in the canal district. some of whom have been lining up here for years for day labor jobs. many didn't hope for more until today. pedro garcia says he spent the past decade living in the so- called shadows. >> i've been here for a long time, and i just want to see my family. >> reporter: as one of the country's 11 million undocumented workers, he may soon be granted legal status. >> a couple years back, we were able to get that. it feels good. >> reporter: today's announcement is a 180-degree departure from a time when fear of deportation. >> there have been increasing numbers of deported people every year, since obama took office. >> reporter: she hopes the grand plan unveiled by senators today leads to real reform. >> i've been in practice since 1990. so the issue has come up several times, but major reform has only happened once in my career. >> it's just time, you know? >> reporter: the executive director of the canal alliance is cautiously optimistic. >> l
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
that partnership renewed and possibly looking for grant money to pay for it. live in oakland. >> president obama today used the power of his office to call for immigration reform in the united states. >> common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. >> audiences around the country gathered to watch the speech. the president said his immigration reform proposal includes strengthening the u.s. border, cracking down on businesses that hire undocumented workerrers, streamlining the immigration system and holding undocumented immigrants accountable before they can become citizens. >>> california's all important snow pack shrank in january. measurements showed snow levels are at 93% of average for this date. earlier this month that figure was at 134%. water surveyors blamed the drop on dry conditions. snowfall was only 13% of average in january. >> it has been a dry january. bill martin joins us now from the weather center to tell us if this dry spell will last through the super bowl weekend. >> january has been dry. december was very wet. thank goodness for that. we haven't seen much rain. we are n
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
channel 2 news. >>> 8:16. well, president obama wants immigration reform to be completed within six months. in interviews with two spanish language tv networks, the president said the latino voter turnout in the november election is the driving factor making republicans more open to an immigration bill. the president won 71% of the latino vote compared to mitt. >>> there romney. >>> a survey by the public policy institutes shows that 76% illegal immigrants should keep their jobs and eventually get legal residency. only 21% think they should be deported. there are more than 2 million illegal immigrants living here in california. >>> 8:17. authorities in new jersey collected 2600 weapons during a two-day state sponsored gun buyback program. among the items turned in were illegal semi-automatic rifles, sawed-off shot guns and even a rocket launchers. oh,ers onerred -- organizers offered money per weapon. they ran out of money and had to give out $100,000 worth of iou vouchers. >>> marin county has come up with a way to cover their tabs for dozens of people turning in their weapons for cash.
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
good situation. we continue to monitor that. it's 5:42 right now. >>> today president obama will outline his immigration reform plan. he wants to beef up borders and keep 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. "today in the bay's" tracie potts joins us live with more details on president obama's plan. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's expected to be similar to what the democrats and republicans here on capitol hill pitched yesterday. two big components of that are border security and a path to citizenship for the so-called 11 million immigrants who are already in this country illegally. here's the deal. conservatives want to make sure border security is ensured first before the 11 million immigrants are guaranteed the right to stay or the process to stay. it will be a process what they have put in place in this plan are background checks, fines, learning dpli ining english, a things to get to the back of the line to apply for citizenship. a lot of details to be worked out. civic and labor groups say they support this. they don't want to see it happen in a
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
to the deaths for lying to congress. >>> it's 4:48 right now. president obama will be rallying for support on his vision for immigration reform. the president will be in las vegas today to push his proposal to give millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. mr. obama will also talk about making improvements to the legal immigration system and trying to secure our borders. the speech comes a day after a bipartisan group of u.s. senators laid out a similar comprehensive plan for reform. >>> and on capitol hill, massachusetts senator john kerry all set to become the next secretary of state. the u.s. senate expected to confirm kerry to that post when it votes sometime today. he will replace hillary clinton of course who is stepping down as secretary of state. meantime, a special election being set up later on in june in massachusetts to fill kerry's seat in the senate. >>> it's 4:49. "star wars" 3-d put on hold. we'll tell you why lucas film stopped production. >>> a follow-up to pg&e's plans to evict those small little wooden gnomes all over oakland. see what happened when the u
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
begins the debate over immigration reform. the two sides trying to sort out differences between their plan and president obama's version. one key issue, how long it will take for people already living in the u.s. illegally to become citizens. immigrants, they say five years. congress wants the border secured first which could take time. >> we believe in immigration. we believe in law. we shouldn't reward those who violate the law. >> it will lift these individuals out of the shadows. >> a bipartisan group is pushing a bill to keep more high tech foreign workers here in the country. >> today is a day of observance in california in honor of an oakland man. japanese american fred kor irk matsu refused to enter an interment camp. the case would lead the supreme court to examine the legality of the camp. in 2010 then governor arnold schwarzenegger declared january 30 fred korimatsu day. utah has followed suit. rob is here for christina loren. like the 49ers the weather forecast gets better and better. >> who's got it better than us? >> nobody. >> great compared to the rest of the cou
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
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Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
area to new orleans. >>> 7:35. president obama says now is the time to fix the nation's broken immigration laws. >> i believe we are finally at a moment where conference of immigration reform is within our grasp. but i promise you this -- the closer we get, the more emotional this debate is gonna be coming. >> now, yesterday, in las vegas, the president praised the bipartisan group of senators. the president's reform plan is similar to that one but it has a more direct path to citizenship. >>> next week, the state department will hold a welcoming ceremony for john kerry. confirmed yesterday by the senate as the next secretary of state. the vote was 94-3 with kerry voting present. he could be sworn in as early as friday but no official date has been set. in the meantime, new word this morning that the governor of massachusetts has selected his former chief of staff, william cowen, to temporarily fill john kerry's seat. >>> and outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton does not see herself getting back into politics. she says she will focus on public service, speaking and writi
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
is irresponsible behavior threatens the u.s. economy. in his weekly radio an internet address, obama appraises mary jo white and richard portray. the pair have been appointed to head the securities and exchange commission and a consumer financial protection york. the president says that white will help reform wall street, while corn drake will be a champion for american consumers. >> meanwhile, and the republican address, south dakota senator john ashton says that the senate must pass a budget that addresses out of control spending to startstave off a another credit rating downgrade. >> let's take a live look outside at the san mateo bridge. your temperatures are not to chilly we are at 46 degrees in santa rosa. there is low 50's in richmond and vallejo. it is 50 degrees right now in fairfield. most of the moisture will not push into our area. we will track it for you. drop the week can most of us will stanything thate light. it will not be a wash out. the system will be affected us by the court down perry e thol down. mid-50sn leandro as well as for downtown san francisco. the north bay will have
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